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Orthodontists and dentists - what's the difference?
Orthodontic Excellence is a leading provider in straightening teeth and creating beautiful, healthy smiles. Our specialist orthodontists use the latest techniques, digital technology and clinical expertise to provide outstanding and long-lasting results. They use a range of clear aligner and traditional fixed brace treatments for patients of all ages, not only to improve the way your teeth look, but also how they function when they bite together. Experience the speciality of Orthodontic Excellence.
|Doctor of Dental Surgery (4 years)
|Master of Orthodontics (MOrth)(3 years)
|Member of professional orthodontic bodies, eg. British Orthodontic Society
|General 6-month check up
|Fillings & extractions
|Cleaning & polishing
|Advises on overall oral health of teeth and gums
|Fitting of orthodontic appliances, such as braces & Invisalign aligners
|Some general dentists may fit braces and Invisalign but they are not specialists in orthodontics.
|Is specifically trained to in the movement of teeth and bite issues
|Recommends and treats patients after assessing overall facial profile
|Uses the latest in orthodontic technology for the benefit of patients
|Attends regular training on developments in the orthodontic industry
|Is a member of The Invisible Orthodontist (TIO) Network
|Not all orthodontists are members of TIO but those that are demonstrate further commitment to promoting invisible orthodontic treatment.
Common orthodontic issues
While each of us has our own unique set of teeth, there are some common problems many of us may experience. Fortunately, our team are trained to treat each of these problems and do so with great results.
The World’s most advanced clear aligners
We are proud to offer bespoke Invisalign® treatment plans, giving patients of all ages a comfortable, virtually-invisible way to straighten their teeth.Discover Invisalign®
Meet ourSpecialist Orthodontists
Dr Virginia Rootkin-Gray
Dr Virginia Rootkin-Gray is a Specialist Orthodontist with a particular interest in treating patients with sleep problems, such as sleep apnoea.
Dr Sarah Franks
Dr Aliza Jesani
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More FAQs this way
What is orthodontics?
Orthodontics is a specialist branch of dentistry that focuses on correcting the alignment of a patient's teeth and jaws.
How much does orthodontic treatment cost?
Different types of treatment have different costs, it does depend on the appliance you are fitted with. We have included some guidance on prices on our treatment costs page but we will give you a detailed quote for your specific treatment at your first visit.
How long does treatment take?
This depends on the complexity of your problem and its solution. We'll estimate the length of time your treatment will take after you've seen the orthodontist.